Amaretto Liqueur

1
Donna Graffagnino

By
@StillWild

This recipe is so "spot on" for store bought Amaretto it's hard to tell it from the real thing! Passed down from my Dad's sister, this makes a wonderful holiday gift.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

How to Make Amaretto Liqueur

Step-by-Step

  1. Scrape as much pith from the rind that you can.
    In heavy saucepan, add sugar, water and lemon rind and bring to a boil, stirring often. Reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove lemon rind and discard.
  2. While hot, strain the simple syrup through a coffee filter and let it cool completely.
  3. Add vodka and extracts. Mix well and store in a well sealed bottle. Enjoy!
  4. Serve over ice cream or use to make your favorite coctail. This also makes a great homemade gift!

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About Amaretto Liqueur

Course/Dish: Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free Soy Free
Other Tag: Heirloom




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